Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country

  • A welcome to Country is a formal welcome onto Aboriginal Land given by an elder or person of that land.
  • An Acknowledgement of Country is a statement of recognition of the traditional owners of that land.
  • An Acknowledgement of Country can be given by any person, Indigenous Australian or non-Indigenous.
  • The UOW Vision for Reconciliation

Related UOW guidelines and protocol


Last reviewed: 11 December, 2017

Quick links

Indigenous Studies Unit 

Alternative Admissions Program 

Indigenous Tailored Academic Program (ITAP) 

Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME)  


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